The Monster You Created

A highway passed
here once, doors
widened to commerce

and community. Time
and highways flee
these places

remaining only
at a distance
(like the monster you created).

© Melinda Irvine
Daily Prompt: Flee


Written by Melinda J. Irvine

Melinda J. Irvine is a freelance writer, poet, and blogger — writing slick sales copy for clients from all over the world. And blogging poetry. In her spare time, Mel is busy building (and writing) a free online learning centre for the marginalised kids of Estancia, Philippines.

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